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Icon of Christ the Filanthropos (Lover of Mankind)


Europeana: Icon of Christ the Filanthropos (Lover of Mankind)

Description:
Icon of Christ the Filanthrpos (Christ the Lover of Mankind), from the Monastery of Saint Neophytos. The Icon was painted in 1183, with the face and hand repainted in the 15th century.Egg tempera on wood. A 12th century ornamental Cross is painted at the back of the Icon. This Icon was commissioned by Saint Neophytos to the painter of the Imperial Palace who came to the Enkleistra to create the wall-paintings of the two small chambers in his Enkleistra. Until recently the Icon was part of the original display in the Enkleistra.

Creator:
Initial Training Network for Digital Cultural Heritage
Ιερά Μονή Αγίου Νεοφύτου (Πάφος, Κύπρος); Chance Coughenour; Matthew L. Vincent; Holy Monastery of Saint Neophytos (Paphos, Cyprus)

Contributor:
Initial Training Network for Digital Cultural Heritage

Geographic coverage:
Latitude: 34.846405; Longitude: 32.44626

Date:
12-th, 12th, 12th century; Part of: Second millenium AD; From: 01-01-1101 — To: 31-12-1200

Subject:
Εικόνες--Βυζαντινές--Κύπρος; Icons--Byzantine--Cyprus

Identifier:
Christ_Filanthropos_lores.

Publisher:
Library of Cyprus University of Technology; Digital Heritage Research Lab of Cyprus University of Technology

Source:
Holy Monastery of Saint Neophytos (Paphos, Cyprus); Ιερά Μονή Αγίου Νεοφύτου (Πάφος, Κύπρος)

Data provider:
Library of Cyprus Univeristy of Technology Provider: LoCloud Providing country: Cyprus